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Model organization example

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Model organization example

Overview

The following is an example of a model with a large number of diagrams. Initially the structure of this model can be seen as unclear and non-hierarchical. Nevertheless, it can be easily organized through Modeler Services achieving a hierarchical definition and a clear distribution of the enterprise model.

 

What you need to do in Bizagi

The following is an example of a company with a large number of diagrams within a single model.

The first step to organize the model using Cloud folders is to upload the model to the Modeler Services repository. To learn more about Modeler Services please refer to this article.

 

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Once uploaded, go to the Diagrams view and create a folder for every macro-group, cost center or department, according to your needs.

Select Create Folder on the bottom right of the page (desktop or browser).

 

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Give it a name, preferably a descriptive one, and click Create.

 

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Once all your folders have been created they will be shown on the top of the Diagrams view.

 

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The next step is to move all diagrams to their corresponding folder. You can drag and drop each diagram, or check a group of diagrams and select the folder icon located above the folders to Move them all together.

 

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This action allows you to chose the folder in which the diagrams are to be located, and then moving them in batch.

A window will open to select the destination folder. Click Move.

 

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Folders can be moved as well by selecting the three-dotted menu beside the folder and selecting Move.

 

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Furthermore, moving folders can be done in batch as well. Check them and then select the move option above the folders.

 

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You can create a new folder to move your chosen diagrams or folders in batch, when clicking the Move to option.

 

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After all diagrams have been moved correctly, your model should be organized hierarchically, making it clear and organized.

 

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In case you require to delete or move a folder, just click the three-dotted menu beside the folder and select Delete or Move. Make sure the folder is empty.

 

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When a Diagram is not needed anymore, it can be easily deleted. Opening the diagram fromBizagi Modeler and right clicking its name from the diagram tab shows the diagram's menu. Select the Remove option to delete it.

 

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Since this option can not be undone, be careful when deleting a diagram.

 

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